St. Located in St. Cloud county, Wells Fargo bank’s St. Robbery alert has been issued at the Cloud South branch. While many police and SWAT teams were dispatched to the scene, it was reported that Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents supported the police teams.
St. In the statement made by the Cloud Police Department (SCPD), it was stated that around 13.45 local time, the teams responded to an active bank robbery report, while the hostage situation continued. SCPD also announced that FBI agents support the operation. No injuries or casualties have been reported so far. “The incident is active and ongoing. There are an undisclosed number of hostage bank employees inside,” Lt Lori Ellering of the SCPD told the press.
In the footage taken by the citizens around, it was seen that security forces and many people waiting outside the bank branch were watching the operation from afar. “Wells Fargo’s spokesperson told the local press,” Wells Fargo’s St. Cloud South branch on 33rd Street South. We can confirm a hostage situation “.
“WE ARE AWARE THAT IT IS A TRAUMATIC MOMENT”
The spokesperson said, “We cooperate with local law enforcement and will do our best to assist the authorities in their investigations. We are aware that this is a traumatic moment for society and our colleagues. The safety and security of our customers and employees is our top priority.”
While the police warned citizens to stay away from the area, many streets were closed to traffic.